Principal Islamic Malaysia Opportunities Fund (formerly known as CIMB Islamic Al-Azzam Equity Fund) EPF MIS

Fund Performance

As at date :
As at date :
Fund Year To Date Performance (%) 1Year (%) 3Year (%) 5year (%) Since Inception (%) NAV (MYR) Fund Size (MYR million)
Principal Islamic Malaysia Opportunities Fund (formerly known as CIMB Islamic Al-Azzam Equity Fund) 4.57 % 22.19 % 3.43 % 17.70 % 47.67 % 0.2930 133.46
Benchmark -1.37 % 16.71 % -3.34 % 5.96 % 14.83 %
Benchmark : FTSE Bursa Malaysia EMAS Shariah Index

Income Distribution History

Period Gross (Sen/ Unit) Annualised Yield (%)
Apr-2020 0.49 2.20
Apr-2018 2.30 7.33
Apr-2016 2.20 7.39

Disclaimer : Annualised yield is calculated as the most recent monthly dividend distribution multiplied by the Fund’s dividend frequency and divided by the latest NAV.

Unit Split History

General Information

The Fund aims to achieve consistent capital growth over the medium to long-term.

Fund is suitable for investors who: 
  • have a medium to long-term investment horizon;
  • want a portfolio of investments that adhere to Shariah principles;
  • want a diversified portfolio that includes Shariah-compliant equities and Sukuk; and/or
  • seek capital appreciation over medium to long-term.


Fund Details

Distribution Policy

Given its investment objective, the Fund is not expected to pay any distribution. However, distribution, if any, will be incidental and will vary from period to period depending on the interest rates*, market conditions and the performance of the Fund.

*Note: The Fund does not invest in interest bearing instruments; the interest rate referred herein is to the general interest rate of the country, which may affect the value of the investments of the Fund.

Investment Time Horizon Recommended 3 years or more.
Initial Investment Minimum RM500.
Additional Investment RM200 or more at any time.
Cooling off period

You have six (6) Business Days after your initial investment (i.e. the date the application is received by Principal) to reconsider your investment. Within this period, you may withdraw your investment at the NAV per unit on the day the units were first purchased and have the Application Fee repaid. Please note that the cooling-off right is only given to an investor who is investing with Principal or any Approved Distributor for the first time. However, corporations/institutions,Principal’s staff and person(s) registered to deal in unit trust of Principal or any Approved Distributor are not entitled to the cooling-off right.

Minimum Withdrawal 800 units
Launch Date 1 August 2012

Fund Partner

  • CIMB Bank Berhad
  • CIMB Investment Bank - Retail Equities
  • CIMB Private Banking
  • Principal Distributors
  • iFast Capital Sdn Bhd
  • Phillip Mutual Berhad
  • Standard Chartered Bank (Malaysia) Berhad

Click here to know more about our fund partner(s). 

Fund Fees

Application Fees Principal Distributor : Up to 6.50% of the NAV per unit.
IUTAs : Up to 5.50% of the NAV per unit.
Annual Fees Management Fee: Up to 1.50% per annum of the NAV of the Fund 
Trustee Fee: Up to 0.05% per annum of the NAV of the Fund
Switching Fees

Switching is treated as a withdrawal from the Fund and an investment into another Principal Fund, you will be charged a Switching Fee equal to the difference (if any) between the Application Fees of these two (2) funds. The Manager may impose a RM100 administrative fee for every switch.